Waking Spirit Productions
Vance Pennington - Flute Maker
KokoWorld Flutes

Imperial Xiao

Finest Quality Hand Made Xiao
Figured Maple, Purpleheart & Ebony

Imperial Xiao
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Available in both the key of F and the key of G

Sound clip of a Xiao being played by Master Xiao player, Mr. Gary Stroutsos (from his album 'Within You, Without You'. Album produced by William Hoshal)

New to the Xiao?

Wood Species
Figured Maple, Purpleheart, Ebony
End Cap/Node
Ebony & Purpleheart/Ebony
Lacquered Thread
Traditional 36 inches (approximately) for key of F
Concert at 72 degrees. A4=440 Hz. 8 hole (7 finger and 1 thumb) in the Traditional keys of F and G. Capable of playing notes in the second and third octaves and above. 6 (3 pairs of 2) Traditional Tuning/Breathing holes. Note to Native American Flute players: The fundamental note of the Xiao in the key of F is 'Low C (C4)'. The fundamental note of the Xiao in the key of G is 'Low D (D4)'.
Click here for tuning charts

Click here for music scores and fun to play with MP3 backing tracks

Important: The instrument used to illustrate this page has been created for RIGHT handed players who use their RIGHT hand to cover the lowest four fingering holes. This instrument is also created for LEFT handed players who use their LEFT hand to cover the lowest fingering holes. Please select your choice of LEFT or RIGHT handed from the drop down menu below.

Price : $650.00